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Auburn reportedly fires wide receivers coach

Bryan Harsin has reportedly fired Cornelius Williams less than a month into his first season as Auburn's wide receivers coach.

Bryan Harsin has fired Auburn wide receivers coach Cornelius Williams, according to a report from Auburn Live on Sunday.

Williams was less than a month into his first season at Auburn, as was all of Harsin's new staff. The pair did not have a prior working relationship; Williams spent the past six seasons as Troy's wide receivers coach.

Williams's players won 14 All-Sun Belt honors during his time there, but Harsin has frequently complained about the wide receiver room's lack of consistency and development, according to the site.

Auburn had to convert a 4th-and-9, trailing by five late in the fourth quarter, to beat Georgia State on Saturday.

Harsin will reportedly replace Williams with Eric Kiesau, a longtime Boise lieutenant who followed him to Auburn as a senior analyst for offense.

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